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New Middle East Galleries
Penn Museum
Slipper coffin, Nippur, Iraq.

New Middle East Galleries

  • Penn Museum, Philadelphia
The 4,500-year-old crown jewels of a queen. One of the world's...
Tomb of Menna in the Theban Necropolis

Tomb of Menna in the Theban Necropolis

  • American Research Center in Egypt, al-Qarna, Egypt, online
Some 3,000 years ago, on the west bank of the Nile in al-Qarna, Egypt...
I Am ... Contemporary Women Artists of Africa
Njideka Akunyili Crosby
"Wedding Souvenirs," 2016 by Nigerian artist Njideka Akunyili Crosby.

I Am ... Contemporary Women Artists of Africa

  • through July 5, 2020
  • National Museum of African Art, Washington, D. C.
Taking its name from a 1970s feminist anthem, this exhibition draws upon...
Mediterranean Marketplaces: Connecting the Ancient World

Mediterranean Marketplaces: Connecting the Ancient World

  • April 5, 2020
  • Harvard Semitic Museum, Cambridge, Massachusetts
Today consumers use the Internet and digital banking to acquire the...

Homeland Under My Nails: Mohammad Omar Khalil—Selected Prints (1965-present)

  • January 22, 2020 through April 26, 2020
  • The Mosaic Rooms, London
One of the most significant artists of his generation from Sudan and the Arab world, Mohammad Omar Khalil, born in 1936, is a painter, master printmaker and mentor who has been practicing...

Furusiyya: The Art of Chivalry Between East and West

  • February 19, 2020 through May 30, 2020
  • Louvre Abu Dhabi
Furusiyya in the East meets chivalry in the West. Tales of knightly culture have been told throughout history—of brave heroes fighting for their sovereign, their religion and their honor...

Amar Kanwar: The Sovereign Forest

  • through May 30, 2020
  • NYU Abu Dhabi
This ongoing multimedia installation is a creative response to crime, politics, human rights and ecological crisis in the resource-rich and largely tribal Indian state of Odisha. Kanwar, who was...

Rina Banerjee: Make Me a Summary of the World

  • through May 31, 2020
  • Fowler Museum of University of California Los Angeles
This exhibit brings together several of Kolkata-born US artist Banerjee's monumental installations in conversation with more than two dozen sculptures, as well as a thorough selection of...

Klee in North Africa 1914, Tunisia | Egypt, 1928

  • through June 1, 2020
  • Museum Berggruen, Berlin
Twice in his life, Paul Klee, who passed away in 1940, was drawn to North Africa for study, joining a long tradition of journeys by European artists to region. The beginning of his art career took...

Turkish Rugs on Tudor Walls: 16th-Century Trade between England and the Islamic World

  • through June 7, 2020
  • Minneapolis Institute of Art
Five hundred years ago, Protestant England, newly estranged from Catholic Europe, forged lucrative trade, diplomatic and cultural relations with the Muslim powers of Eastern Europe...

Hassan Hajjaj: Vogue, The Arab Issue

  • through June 7, 2020
  • Fotografiska, Stockholm
Full of vibrant colors, speed and rhythmic sway, the Moroccan roots are clearly visible in Hassan Hajjaj's work, mixed with contemporary London expressions. He is an artist who always creates...

Imran Perretta: The Destructors

  • through June 29, 2020
  • Baltic Plus, Gateshead, UK, online
This installation explores ideas of state power, identity and biopolitics, drawing on the artist’s own experience as a young man of Bangladeshi heritage, and explores personal and collective...

Hazem Harb: Contemporary Heritage

  • through July 1, 2020
  • Tabari Art Space, Dubai, online
This online, elegantly presented digital exhibit sees the Palestinian Italian artist observe the notion of heritage as unfixed and fluid. Underscoring the late Palestinian intellectual Edward Said...
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